Biologist Exposes Sushi Restaurants For False Labels For Their Ingredients And Its Disgusting

Image credits: Image credits: AwesomeBioTA To identify Dr. McDonald had to perform a process called DNA sequencing on their samples. “Identifying species by their sequence barcode is almost exactly like going shopping. You pick out the items you want, some of them have price stickers on them, some of them don’t, and you take them to the cash register. As each item’s tag is scanned, the barcode on the item is the identifier: each item has a different barcode. When scanned, the exact item and that item’s price is displayed on the register’s screen as long as it’s in the database. With living organisms, each major group of organisms has a well-established “barcode” in animals we use a gene called …

Bald Eagles Are Carrying Trash From A Landfill To Seattle Suburbs And People Dont Know What To Do About It

Image credits: Image credits: Seattle Weekly Solutions have been discussed previously but the King County Council ordered up a study in April to see what could be done to prevent littering by the bald eagles. “We’re not talking about calling in the guys from ‘Duck Dynasty,’” Reagan Dunn, vice chairman of the King County Council told the New York Times, “We’re trying to reduce the aerial bombardment that is happening to our neighbors.” Knotgood Protecting the landfill also means protecting the eagles themselves. Landfills present health risks to these birds, who have died from consuming contaminated trash. This includes secondary poisoning from preying on the corpses of dogs and cats who have been euthanized with barbituates. Erik Drost Bald eagles are not …

2 Year-Old Unvaccinated Toddler With 105F Gets Rescued From Anti-Vaxx Parents By A SWAT Team

Regular readers of Bored Panda are well familiar with our stance on vaccinations by now – while we respect your rights and freedom to choose, endangering others by ignoring scientific evidence in favor of myths and quackery is not on. With cases of measles on the rise in North America and Europe because of people neglecting to vaccinate their children, despite overwhelming evidence of the safety and efficacy of the vaccine, it seems that some have decided that enough is enough. In scenes reminiscent of a drug or anti-terrorist raid, police in Chandler, Arizona kicked down the door of a house to look for a 2-year-old boy, who had reportedly come down with a dangerously high fever. The boy was …

Woman Reveals Before-And-After Pictures Of Her 141-Pound Weight Loss, And Shes Completely Transparent About It

Ariana Omipi is one of those people who refuse to give up despite all of the hate that’s coming their way. She has started her weight loss journey in 2012 and has continued fighting the good fight even when toxic low-lives were attacking her online. The results, however, speak for themselves. Not only the numbers are down, Ariana’s glowing! Image credits: Image credits: eatswithari But internal factors aside, Ariana has also had the ‘privilege’ of dealing with trolls. You see, she has been posting her journey on Instagram, and there were a few people who wanted to bring her down. “Online criticism and sharing my weight loss journey publicly was definitely difficult at times. There’s a lot of jealousy or …

Teachers Check-In Chart For Students To Share Their Feelings Goes Viral

After several students attempted suicide in the past five years of her teaching, the San Francisco Bay Area educator found an innovative way to check on her pupils – with a check-in chart. High-School special education teacher Erin Castillo just went viral for her mental health check-in chart makingastatementinsped Castillo wanted to create a non-verbal way for her students to communicate how they were feeling through a semi-anonymous system. On the chart, students are asked to indicate their mood that day with post-it notes on a scale from, “I’m great” and “I’m okay” to “I’m having a hard time and wouldn’t mind a check-in” or “I’m in a really dark place.”  Studies have shown a correlation between people with learning disabilities …

30 Of The Funniest Tweets From People Answering The Question Whats Your Degree In

#2 #3 Choosing what you want to study can be a difficult choice but it turns out that business degrees are the most common major, according to research. Business has managed to hold on to this title since 1980 and before that education majors held the lead. The other most popular majors are health profession programs, social sciences and history, Psychology and Biological and biomedical sciences. On the flip side the least common bachelor degree was in library science. #8 #9 Physics and astronomy may be the majors with the most downtime but they still made the list of the most difficult majors you could choose for your college career. The hardest majors in order are architecture, chemical engineering, aeronautical …

People Are Realizing They Have Astigmatism After This Comparison Photo Goes Viral

Image credits: Image credits: UnusualFacts6 Blurry vision is not the only symptom of astigmatism, people with this condition can also experience eyestrain or discomfort, headaches, difficulty seeing at night. Some people are born with astigmatism and may not know they have it until they are screened for it during an eye test. People who discover they have astigmatism can still live relatively hassle-free lives. The most common way to treat the symptoms for astigmatism are glasses, contact lenses, and refractive surgery. wikipedia Refractive errors are the most common of the ocular problems among all age groups. According to studies and reports from the World Health Organization, they are also the first cause of visual impairments and the second cause of visual …

30 Of The Best Sibling Memes Ever

Much depends on your age in the sibling hierarchy, the oldest is there to protect but can be the most annoying of them all. The middle child is often the family peace-keeper; loyal, social and eager to compromise, while the younger child is often rebellious and attention-seeking, having got away with plenty as parents became more comfortable in their role and perhaps relaxed the discipline a little. #2 #3 It has long been assumed that the birth order of siblings affects their personalities, and this study by British researchers YouGov seems to confirm this. “Splitting out the first and last born siblings in British families with more than one child (86% of the population), a clear divide in personality traits …

NASA Offers $18,500 To People Willing To Stay In Bed For 60 Days

We all know that space travel is not only expensive, but also dangerous. If humans are to send people to Mars, scientists must know and understand the effects that living in space poses to human body. It is known that the so-called “puffy-head, bird-legs” syndrome exists, which manifests itself when, due to zero gravity conditions, blood flow is no longer pulled to the legs and as a result, the astronaut’s head is filled with fluid. Therefore, NASA and ESA teamed up to conduct a bed rest study to see how the body adapts to weightlessness. The space agencies announced that they are looking for two dozen volunteers to spend 60 days laying down to help scientists understand how space travel …

39 Rare Photos That Reveal The Unseen Side Of Things (New Pics)

A lions fur is gorgeous on the outside but have you ever seen the intricate pattern that sits beneath? or how about the quarry where they mine the marble for your countertops? The following list is another collection of photos from Bored Panda of rare photos that show the unseen side of things that are all around us. If something catches your eye don’t forget to upvote your favorite! #1 This Is What A Cleaned Heart Looks Like A ghost heart is obtained by washing away all donor cells until you’re left with a protein scaffold. This ghost heart is ready to be injected with a transplant recipient’s stem cells so a new heart – one that won’t be rejected – …

After Homeless Man Writes A Note Saying He Could Work For Free, 16 Y.O. Finds Him A Home And A Job

Housing charity Shelter SWNS The note read:“Work wantedI will do a trial for free to show how I work. I don’t take drugs or drinkI will also do:Dog walking-minding.Window cleaning.Sloping.Gardening.Car valiting-washingHousework, cookingAnything to earn a living and make life seem worth living.Help change a life” SWNS After reading the note, Charlotte snapped a picture of it and shared it on Facebook to try and help the homeless man. There, it was noticed by Nelson Smith, a landscape gardener who saw the potential in Anthony’s plea. After contacting Charlotte, Smith set up Anthony with a gardening job that he is set to start soon. “I have had problems with mental health in recent years and in this post, I saw someone …

30 Of The Funniest Weight Loss And Diet Memes

While dieting is can be tough, it doesn’t have to suck. As a person of British descent, I can well understand the benefits of reacting to adversity with humor, so for all you struggling dieters out there, we at Bored Panda have a treat! Hilarious, relatable, at times painfully true, these weight loss memes will help you to understand that you’re not alone in the battle against the bulge. At the very least, you’re sure to burn a few calories with laughter! Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments! #1 According to this survey, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions among Americans is to lose weight and get …

Vegan Influencer Gets Caught Eating Fish, Starts Making Excuses, But Her 1.3M Followers Arent Buying It

Rawvana Instagram Rawvana Youtube Vegan Bean After going to the doctors to get tested, she learned that “her hormones were out of whack.” According to her, she was diagnosed as pre-menopausal. She thought it was weird, because she felt good. So it took Yovana a little bit to understand the seriousness behind her condition. The influencer began to change her diet, increasing its fat levels, adding salt. On top of that she started eating cooked food. Image credits: Image credits: Within 2 months, Yovana got her period back but it was very irregular. But she said she thought her body had to take time to heal, so she was patient with it. After about a year, she stopped getting her …

35 Hilarious According To Devin Comics

#3 #4 Devin describes his current comics as ‘over the top yet relatable’ situations about life and everything else in between. “I like to explore awkward situations. I think those really build character and if I find one that most people can relate to, the comic becomes even better. It’s one of those things where if you can get people to nod then you don’t feel as bad for doing that awkward thing. Especially with social media where everyone is showing their highlight reels, I think there’s a need to show flawed human characteristics.” #7 #8 Now, however, Devin has placed his creative life on hold. “I’m on hiatus because of my busy work schedule. I have a lot more …

This Mom Wants A Salary Raise For The Technician Who Took Care Of Her Crying Blind Baby, While Doing His Job

Being a parent is rough. Trying to juggle work, household chores and meeting all the needs of your children sometimes can get overwhelming. But it’s especially tough for parents who are raising children with disabilities. Luckily, there are still kind people in this world, who steps in to lend a helping hand. Recently, a mother of two, Jessica Nash Donnahoo, shared a post she wrote to Spectrum Internet to praise their employee Jessica, a part-time nurse, is raising two children – a three-year-old Sailor and two-year-old Sunny. However, her son Sailor is not an ordinary boy. After trying to conceive for quite some time, Jessica and her husband Drew was told that their only option is to adopt. That’s how …

Here Are 30 Photos Of Objects Cut In Half That Reveal The Unseen Side Of Things

If you were one of those hands-on children, who would cut in half their new toys just to see what’s inside – this list is for you. Bored Panda already did a #2 Cut banana tree trunks Interestingly, the banana tree is not even a tree per se as the stem does not contain true woody tissue. It is actually a big herbaceous plant with leaves rolled up one over another. The tender core of the banana stems (the so-called banana tree trunk) is widely used in South and Southeast Asian cuisines and the local people there consider the trunk to be a nutritious vegetable. #4 Adding machine An essential part of almost every office up until the 1970s, an …